Table of Contents

Who stole what? : time and space.
The invention of antiquity.
Feudalism : a transition to capitalism or the collapse of Europe and the domination of Asia?.
Asiatic despots, in Turkey and elsewhere?.
Science and civilisation in Renaissance Europe.
The theft of 'civilization' : Elias and Absolutist Europe.
The theft of 'capitalism' : Braudel and global comparison.
The theft of institutions, towns, and universities.
The appropriation of values : humanism, democracy and individualism.
Stolen love : European claims to the emotions.
Last words